Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion, Santiago de los Caballeros

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Standing at the heart of the city, Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion serves as a giant, eight-story monument dedicated to honor the Dominican soldiers that fought in the final war of independence against Spain. The towering monument features a square base supported by large white columns with a central tower stretching 67 m (219.8 ft) into the sky. Walk in and observe a display of Dominican history, then climb to the top floor to see far-reaching views of the city. Nearby you'll find a park where you can while away the time until nightfall, when you'll view the monument lit up in an array of different colors. Put Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion at the forefront of your travel plans using our Santiago de los Caballeros online trip itinerary builder.
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  • This monument is easily my favorite landmark in the whole country. It stands like a true monument, very distinguishable presence with nothing else around it to obstruct the view of it. No matter...  more »
  • Many memories as a child here, best restaurants and very lively atmosphere! Super scenic great pics, day time is fun but at night it lights up! Great food and music all around! Must see  more »
  • Certainly worth seeing in daylight and at night. I arrived just before 4 PM so could not go to the upper level. But view is great as well as the bronze statues of the heroes (one woman). This is a lively area at night with multiple bars below the monument. I was there on Independence Day so the Dominicans were in a partying mood. Heard some great live music.
  • Good view of the city and got to experience the fun at night that is more lively with music food and people and during the day its calm less people but got to see more of this beautiful culture and its scholars. Meet great people on the way as well as hustlers who strive to make a living. Overall very nice. Will come back to go inside the monument and share more pictures.

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